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Biggers, Arthur Frederick (1899–1926)

Arthur Biggers, 26, son of Mr Arthur Biggers, one of the best-known residents of Cessnock, was killed in an awfully sudden manner this morning at Aberdare Extended Colliery.

A waggon of chitter was being taken to the dump and Biggers was putting a sprag on the wheel. The sprag, it is believed, sprang back and hit Biggers causing him to fall on the rail. The truck came back and passed over his head. Death was instantaneous.

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'Biggers, Arthur Frederick (1899–1926)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/biggers-arthur-frederick-32138/text39713, accessed 5 December 2021.

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